Woodstock Provincial Court briefs: Man held for bail after arrest on warrants; Plaster Rock man arrested four days after released from jail

by | Jan 23, 2024

Jacksonville man arrested on warrants, held for bail hearing

Shayne Everett Cameron, 30, of Jacksonville, appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 23 after being arrested on warrants. He was remanded to jail to await a bail hearing on Jan. 25 at 9:30 a.m.

Cameron failed to appear in provincial court for plea on Nov. 21, 2023. On Tuesday, he was charged by Woodstock Police with breach of his release order. More charges are pending.

Cameron appeared in provincial court in custody on Nov. 8, 2023, for a bail hearing and was released with conditions. He was arrested on a warrant for failing to appear in court on Oct. 31, 2023. He was charged with breach of an undertaking on Sept. 28, 2023, and uttering threats and assaulting another man on Oct. 28, 2023, at Greenfield. He was also charged with breach of a no-contact order and obstructing police on Nov. 4, 2023, at Perth-Andover.

At an earlier court appearance, Cameron was also charged with assault, assault with a weapon and uttering threats for incidents between Sept. 8 and Sept. 13, 2023, in Woodstock, and possession of stolen property on April 11, 2023, in Woodstock. The matters were adjourned for plea until his next court appearance.

He also appeared in provincial court in September and pleaded not guilty to two other charges laid by RCMP. His trial date was set for July 4 at 9:30 a.m. A monitoring date was also scheduled for April 2 at 9:30 a.m.

Cameron was charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace and possession of a firearm while prohibited concerning an incident on Jan. 24, 2023, at Juniper. He entered his not-guilty plea at a court appearance on Sept. 19, 2023.

Sentencing set after change of plea

Kristopher Joseph McConnell, 31, of Hartland, appeared for trial in provincial court in custody on Jan. 22 and changed his plea to guilty to four of seven charges. His sentencing date was set for Feb. 27 at 1:30 p.m. The remaining charges will be withdrawn by the crown at sentencing.

McConnell was charged with breach of a release order for an incident on July 15, 2023, in Hartland and possession of a stolen utility trailer on Aug. 22, 2023, in Greenfield. He also faces charges of criminal harassment and breach of probation on July 23, 2023, and breaching an emergency intervention order on June 7, 2023. He was also charged with possession of stolen property (an ATV) and breach of probation in connection with an incident on June 26, 2023, at Lansdowne. 

McConnell appeared in provincial court in custody on June 27, 2023, and was released with conditions, including wearing an electronic monitoring device attached to his ankle. He failed to return to court for plea on July 25, 2023, and an arrest warrant was issued. He appeared in court on Aug. 23, 2023, for a bail hearing but waived his bail until a later date.

Arrested four days after release 

Corbin Messinger, 22, of Plaster Rock, appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 22, only four days after his release from jail. He was remanded again and returns to court in custody for a bail hearing on Jan. 24 at 1:30 p.m. 

RCMP charged Messinger with breaching his release order following an incident on the weekend. He appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 18 and was released with conditions. He was scheduled to return to court on Feb. 20 at 9:30 a.m. for a plea on an assault charge.

Messinger was charged by RCMP with assault while threatening to use a weapon (a knife) stemming from an incident on Jan. 7 at Plaster Rock. He was ordered to have no contact with the female complainant.

Released with conditions

Robert Corey Goodine of Perth-Andover appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 22 for a bail hearing and was released with conditions. He returns to court for plea on Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Goodine was charged by RCMP with assault with a weapon (a set of keys) involving a female victim between Jan. 1, 2022, and Feb. 28, 2022, at Perth-Andover; and assault by choking between Jan. 1, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2021, at Perth-Andover. He was ordered to have no contact with the complainant.

Returning to court for plea

Brooke Carlisle, 24, of Summerfield, will appear in provincial court on Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m. for plea on two charges laid by RCMP. She was scheduled to enter her plea on Jan. 23 when the matter was adjourned to the new date at the request of her defence counsel.

Carlisle appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 8 and was released with conditions. She was arrested on a warrant on Jan. 5 and spent the weekend in jail. 

Carlisle was charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm and reckless endangerment following an accident in Greenfield on July 2, 2023, when a woman was injured outside her home by a moving vehicle. The accused was ordered to reside in Greenfield, and she must have no contact with the complainant.

Trial set on six charges

Megan Jessica Lewis, 30, of no fixed address, appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 23 and pleaded not guilty to six charges laid by Woodstock Police. Her trial date was set for June 12 at 9:30 a.m.

Lewis remains in custody, and a bail hearing will be set at a later date. She was charged with unlawful entry at a dwelling house, assaulting another woman, committing mischief causing property damage to a door, two counts of assaulting a police officer, and breach of probation for an incident on Dec. 28 in Woodstock. 

Plea delayed on charges of confinement, assault with torch

Dustin Robert Davenport, 40, of Aroostook, appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 23 for plea on multiple charges laid by RCMP. The matter was adjourned for plea until Feb. 13 at 2:30 p.m. at the request of his defence counsel.

Davenport appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 4 and was denied bail. He was charged by RCMP with aggravated assault involving a female victim, uttering threats, unlawful confinement, possession of a prohibited weapon (a handheld torch), and breach of probation for an incident on Dec. 12 near Perth Andover when a woman was seriously burned. 

Davenport was also charged with uttering threats, breach of probation, breaching a no-contact order, assault involving another female victim, and forcible entry at a dwelling house in connection with a separate incident on Sept. 4, 2023, at Carlingford. 

He was also charged with dangerous driving for an incident on Oct. 13, 2023, at Perth-Andover when a man was allegedly dragged by a moving vehicle. 

Arrest warrant issued

The court issued an arrest warrant for Brenda Lee McLean, 60, of Hartland, after she failed to appear for trial in provincial court on Jan. 17.

RCMP charged McLean with uttering threats against two individuals, possession of a dog that was not her property and causing unnecessary pain to the animal by holding and strangling it concerning an incident on Oct. 19, 2022, near Hartland. 

She also faces an additional charge of possessing a dog that was not her property for an incident on Sept. 23, 2022, near Hartland. She pleaded not guilty to the charges at an earlier court appearance but failed to return for trial.

Neqotkuk man awaiting trial

Todd Allison Sappier, 63, of Neqotkuk, appeared in provincial court on Jan. 23 when a new date for his trial was set for Dec. 16 at 9:30 a.m.

RCMP charged Sappier with dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident in connection with an incident on Jan. 8 at Neqotkuk. He pleaded not guilty, and a trial date was first set for March 1. However, Sappier told the court that his legal counsel needed more time to prepare for the trial.

New trial date pending

David Watson, 27, of Perth-Andover, appeared in provincial court on Jan. 23 for monitoring about his trial. He returns to court on Feb. 20 at 9:30 a.m. to set a new date for the trial proceedings.

Watson was charged with mischief causing property damage concerning an incident on Oct. 16, 2022, at Neqotkuk. He pleaded not guilty in May, and a trial date was set for March 8. Watson told the court he was still trying to secure legal counsel for his trial.

Sentencing set for mischief, resisting arrest

Dawson Sproul, 24, of no fixed address, appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 23 and pleaded guilty to charges laid by RCMP. His sentencing was set for Feb. 21 at 9:30 a.m.

Sproul was arrested on a warrant. He was charged with uttering threats, two counts of committing mischief causing property damage to a police vehicle and resisting arrest concerning incidents on Jan. 22, 2023, at Jacksonville. He was also charged with committing mischief on Nov. 13, 2022, at Jacksonville and resisting arrest on Dec. 29, 2023, in Florenceville-Bristol. 

Sproul pleaded guilty to two of the mischief charges and both counts of resisting arrest. The remaining charges will be withdrawn at sentencing.

Grand Falls pair to stand trial

Sasha Perley, 28, and Michael Langlois-Martell, 33, both of Grand Falls, appeared in provincial court on Jan. 23 and pleaded not guilty to charges laid by RCMP. 

Perley was charged with possessing a stolen vehicle (a Toyota Tundra) for an incident on Aug. 4, 2023, near Tobique Narrows. Her trial date was set for Oct. 23 at 1:30 p.m. She will also return to court for monitoring on March 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Langlois-Martell was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle (a Toyota Tundra), possession of a firearm without a licence (a pump action shotgun), storage of a firearm in a careless manner, and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace concerning the same incident. His trial date was set for Oct. 11 at 1:30 p.m. He will also return to court for monitoring on March 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Neqotkuk man to stand trial

Gabriel John Tomah, 21, of Neqotkuk, appeared in provincial court on Jan. 23 and pleaded not guilty to two charges laid by RCMP. His trial date was set for Dec. 18 at 9:30 a.m.

Tomah was charged with assault involving a female victim and uttering threats in connection with an incident on Oct. 1, 2023, at Neqotkuk. 

Benton man to enter plea

Edward Hayes Jr., 27, of Benton, appeared in provincial court on Jan. 23 to answer two charges laid by RCMP. The matter was adjourned for plea until Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m. at the request of his defence counsel.

Hayes was charged with driving while prohibited and breach of probation for an incident on the Trans Canada Highway near Woodstock on July 1, 2023. 

He will also appear for plea on Feb. 13 on other charges laid by Woodstock Police. 

Hayes was charged with assaulting another man and breach of probation concerning an incident on June 1, 2023, in Woodstock. 

On Oct. 19, 2023, he appeared for trial in provincial court after pleading not guilty to other charges of sexual assault and unlawful confinement. The trial was adjourned until July 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the request of his defence counsel. 

Hayes was charged by RCMP with sexual assault and unlawful confinement involving a female victim between May 18 and June 13, 2022, in Summerfield.

Bath woman pleads not guilty

Delta Joy Bowmaster, 44, of Bath, appeared in provincial court on Jan. 23 and pleaded not guilty to charges laid by RCMP. She returns to court on Jan. 30 at 9:30 a.m. to set a date for her trial.

Bowmaster was charged with impaired driving, impaired driving causing bodily harm, and reckless endangerment involving a minor following an incident on May 11, 2023, at Odell. 

Held in custody for plea

Timothy Grant Davenport, 46, of no fixed address, appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 23 for plea on eight charges laid by RCMP. 

The matter was adjourned for plea until Feb. 13 at 2:30 p.m. to allow him more time to consult legal counsel. 

Davenport was charged by RCMP with theft, committing mischief, resisting arrest, possession of a prohibited weapon, reckless discharge of a firearm, using a firearm during the commission of an offence, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and possession of ammunition while prohibited in connection with an incident on Nov. 26, 2023, near Lakeville. He appeared in court for a bail hearing on Nov. 29 and was remanded to jail. The court noted other charges are being transferred from Edmundston.

Plea adjourned for accused in custody

John Long, 34, of Woodstock, appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 23 for plea on charges laid by Woodstock Police. The matter was adjourned for plea until Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. at the request of his defence counsel.

Long appeared in court on Jan. 12 for a bail hearing and was remanded to jail. 

He was charged with two counts of breaching a release order and breach of probation concerning a Jan. 5 incident in Woodstock. 

The charges allege he violated electronic monitoring (ankle bracelet) and his house arrest related to charges in Saint John. He appeared in court in custody by video in Woodstock on Jan. 8.

Hartland man to enter plea

Dylan Rideout, 25, of Hartland, will appear in provincial court on Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m. for plea on three charges laid by RCMP. He appeared in court on Jan. 23 when the matter was adjourned to allow him more time to consult legal counsel.

Rideout was charged with uttering threats involving a female victim, possession of a firearm without a licence and careless use of a firearm (a shotgun) concerning an incident on Aug. 9, 2023, at Cloverdale. 

Sentencing set on one charge 

Steven Frank Powers, 59, of Plaster Rock, appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 23 and pleaded guilty to one charge laid by RCMP. His sentencing date was set for Feb. 7 at 1:30 p.m.

Powers appeared in court in custody on Dec. 21 for a bail hearing, and he was remanded to jail. RCMP charged him with possession of methamphetamine and breach of probation for an incident on Dec. 17 in Plaster Rock. 

He pleaded guilty to the probation offence, and the remaining charge will be withdrawn at sentencing.

Remanded on multiple charges

Daniel Jr. Francis, 31, of Neqotkuk, will appear in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 24 at 1:30 p.m. for plea on charges laid by RCMP. 

Francis was charged by RCMP with shoplifting and resisting arrest on Aug. 2, 2023, near Perth-Andover; assaulting another man while threatening to use a weapon (a knife), two counts of assaulting a police officer, two counts of uttering threats, and breach of probation concerning another incident on Dec. 21 at Neqotkuk. He was arrested on a warrant and remanded. 

Released with conditions 

Calvin Joseph Nicholas, 53, of Neqotkuk, appeared in provincial court in custody for a bail hearing on Jan. 22 and was released with conditions. He returns to court for plea on Feb. 20 at 9:30 a.m.

RCMP charged Nicholas with breaching his release order. He is also scheduled for trial in provincial court on June 26 at 9:30 a.m. in relation to other separate charges.

RCMP charged Nicholas with uttering threats against another man and breaching an undertaking for an incident at Neqotkuk in 2021. He entered his not-guilty plea in May 2022, and a trial date was set, but he failed to appear. 

Nicholas appeared in provincial court in custody by video on May 4, 2023, for a bail hearing and was released with conditions. Nicholas has a lengthy prior criminal record.

He was arrested on a warrant after failing to appear for trial on Feb. 17, 2023. He also failed to appear in court on Jan. 3, 2023, to answer charges of breach of probation and failing to report his whereabouts to the national sex offender registry on July 3, 2022. At his court appearance on July 18, 2023, he pleaded not guilty on all counts.

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